Provides easy access to national and state level CDC data on a range of key indicators of health and well-being for older adults, including caregiving, subjective cognitive decline, screenings and vaccinations, and mental health. These indicators provide a snapshot of currently available surveillance information and can be useful for prioritization and evaluation of public health interventions.
Enables multiple, automatically coded, self-administered 24-hour recalls. The ASA24 system is freely available for use by researchers, clinicians, and teachers.
The nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services.
Publicly available datasets relevant to childhood obesity research, including obesity-related health behaviors, outcomes, and determinants; and policies and environmental factors.
A database of federally funded research projects about dietary supplements.
A freely available food frequency questionnaire (FFQ). The most recent version, DHQ III, can be used by researchers, clinicians, or educators to assess food and dietary supplement intakes.
A register of calibration/validation studies and publications which compare dietary intake estimates from two or more dietary assessment methods.
A textbook chapter that reviews individual-level intake assessment methods, their advantages and disadvantages, validity, and selection of methods based on study design and/or study populations.
A tool to help researchers determine the best way to assess diet for any study in which estimates of group intakes are required.
Published every 5 years, the Guidelines reflect the current body of nutrition science and help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices and serve as the foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States.
This tool calculates daily nutrient recommendations based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) established by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The data represents the most current scientific knowledge on nutrient needs however individual requirements may be higher or lower than DRI recommendations.
An educational and research tool that provides full label information from dietary supplement products marketed in the United States.
Interactive web-based food-buying guide for youth nutrition programs, which allows users to search for information, create food lists, and access tools such as the Recipe Analysis Workbook.
A database and research tool that evaluates food and beverage intake of Americans with respect to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation.
An integrated data system that provides expanded nutrient profile data and links to related agricultural, food, health, dietary supplement, and experimental research. FoodData Central is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service.
Visualize data and locate information critical to understanding minority health, health disparities, and their determinants. Data are collected from public health surveillance systems by using either their published reports or public use files.
Detailed information on the key changes to the nutrition facts label.
A measure of diet quality, independent of quantity, that can be used to assess compliance with the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans and monitor changes in dietary patterns. The HEI can also be used to evaluate nutrition interventions and consumer nutrition education programs.
Learn about proven, science-based methods to help people get the recommended amounts of healthy foods — like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — to reduce their risk for chronic diseases and improve their health. Use these resources to develop programs and policies that are informed by evidence on what's effective, replicable, scalable, and sustainable.
A comprehensive tooklit designed to help health educators, dietitians, physicians, other health care and nutrition professionals, social workers, youth counselors, and program directors teach consumers about the Nutrition Facts label and how to use the information it provides to make healthier food choices.